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[doun-trend] /ˈdaʊnˌtrɛnd/
a downward or decreasing tendency, movement, or shift:
a downtrend in gasoline consumption; a downtrend in stock prices.
Origin of downtrend
1925-30; down1 + trend Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • However, the call is for a concerted effort specifically in the light of the present global economic downtrend.
  • The downtrend of drive-ins has had little to do with their popularity.
  • The downtrend is slower but it is still a downtrend.
  • As a result of this economic downtrend, abandoned and underutilized contaminated properties flourished throughout the city.
  • Our decomposition attributes the entire decline in these price measures to a steep downtrend in cost per transistor.
  • He has not performed a survey since before the economic downtrend which changed many plans.
  • How well families will be able to survive any economic downtrend remains to be seen.
  • If realized, the current estimate would continue a sharp downtrend that has been in place for over two decades.
  • Sales and starts of new homes remained on a steep downtrend.
  • The energy and basic materials sectors avoided the downtrend and have changed little on net.

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